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Tuesday, December 8, 201512/08/2015

Historian Rick Britton on Pearl Harbor Day

Historian Rick Britton talks about what happened 74 years ago today–the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy December 7, 1941.

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Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

CD Early Withdrawal Penalties Likely to Hurt

Details of the penalty policy make a big difference in what investor takes away. Greg McBride, CFA at Bankrate.com explains…


Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

Be A Santa to a Senior

Brittany Gilliam, with Home Instead Senior Care, talks with Les Sinclair about Be Santa to a Senior program. More info:…

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Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

Albemarle Police Proactive against Terrorism

Officer Steve Watson, talks with Les Sinclair about services that Albemarle County offers free, that help public government sectors prepare…


Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

HHS Regional Director Joanne Grossi

U. S. H.H.S. Regional Director Joanne Grossi discusses with Les Sinclair the upcoming deadline for health insurance enrollment and financial…

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Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

Free Light Exchange for Charlottesville Residents

Lesley Fore, Assistant Director of the Local Energy Alliance Program, joins Les Sinclair to talk about a free light exchange.

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Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

Toy Lift 2015

Les Sinclair is joined by Dave Fafara, the President of Toy Lift.

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Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

Help Save the Next Girl

Les Sinclair is joined by Kenny Jarels of Help Save the Next Girl.


Friday, December 4, 201512/04/2015

Operation Safe Shopper

Sgt. Terry Walls joins Les Sinclair live from the Toy Lift to talk about ‘Operation Safe Shopper.’


Thursday, December 3, 201512/03/2015

Brain Discovery from UVA is a Finalist for Science’s Breakthrough of the Year.         

 Antoine Louveau, Ph.D.,  talks with Les Sinclair about the brain discovery, from UVA that is in contention for “Science’s” Breakthrough…

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